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Fatality Involving Pedestrian in Bell County

Date of News Release: 01/26/2012

(Pineville, Ky) -- On January 26, 2012, Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan received a call at 7:01 am that a pedestrian had been struck by two vehicles on US 25E one mile South of Pineville. Preliminary investigation indicates that Alma Jean Brown, age 62 of Middlesboro, was walking in the in middle of the southbound lanes on US 25E when she was struck by a Chevrolet Cobalt. Immediately afterwards, she was struck once again by a Chevrolet Tahoe. Ms. Brown was transported to the Pineville Community Hospital by Bell County EMS and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. The accident is under investigation by Trooper Roy Pace. No charges are expected at this time. Blood tests are pending on all parties involved.

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